Jim Graves

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Birthday
27, 1953
Birthplace
Minnesota
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Minnesota

About

Notable as both a businessman and a politician, Graves founded the AmericInn hotel chain and ran in 2012 for a Minnesota sixth-district seat in the United States House of Representatives.

Before Fame

Before beginning his business career, he earned a bachelor's degree in education from St. Cloud State University and briefly worked as a teacher.

Trivia

During his early years, he played numerous gigs as a professional folk musician.

Family Life

He and his wife Julie raised their three boys in the Roman Catholic faith.

Associated With

In his 2012 congressional campaign, he was ultimately defeated by Republican candidate Michele Bachmann.